Toyota Avalon vs. Audi A4

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.12 / 5
17 Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
301 hp
188 - 248 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L DOHC 24V V6 w/Dual VVT
2.0L TFSI I4 DOHC

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 - 38.5 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 - 37.9 in.
37.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.1 cu. ft.
13 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic
Leather

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55VR17
P225/50HR17 - P245/40YR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
111 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
38.1 ft.

Length

Length
195.9 in.
186.1 in.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
72.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3560 lbs.
3450 - 3627 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
301 hp
188 - 248 hp

Torque

Torque
267 ft. lbs.
236 - 273 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 mpg
29 - 27 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
23 - 27 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
34 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon
Audi A4

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan - quattro Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3560 lbs.
3450 - 3627 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26
27 - 30 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
23 - 27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 mpg.
34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/211
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52
3.19

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18
2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49
1.06

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23
0.74

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.51

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22
2.75

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.56
4.23 - 4.27

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
575
420

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7
5.9 - 6.5

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17
P225/50HR17, P245/35YR19, P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17
P225/50HR17, P245/35YR19, P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.7 ft.
38.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
12.4 - 13.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 in.
11.8 - 13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal.
15.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 - 38.5 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in.
55.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 - 37.9 in.
37.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.3 in.
35.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.1 in.
54.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113 in.
111 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
195.9 in.
186.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in.
72.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.5 in.
55.3 - 56.2 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 in.
61.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.6 in.
61.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.1 ft³.
13 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
0.39

Model Group

Model Group
Avalon
A4

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4